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Related to exomphalos: gastroschisis
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Noun1.exomphalos - an umbilical hernia at birth in which some abdominal organs push into the umbilical cord
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes


n. exónfalo, hernia umbilical.
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Mr Towu, 62, took the decision within hours of Carlisle-born Paul's arrival at the hospital on October 21 to operate on a defect known as an exomphalos major - rather than wait to find out more.
5,10-12] A UK study found 75% of exomphalos have associated anomalies, 29% chromosomal, 30% non-syndromic multiple congenital anomalies, and recognisable malformation syndrome or pattern in 44%.
He was born with a one-in-5000 condition called exomphalos, meaning his abdominal muscles hadn't fully closed and his intestines had grown outside his body.
Dr Williams met the three-year-old, who suffers with exomphalos that left his organs growing outside of his abdomen, while his daughter as working at a radio station in Ghana.
Omphalocele or exomphalos is a midline abdominal wall defect containing herniated viscera covered by a membrane.
Ruptured exomphalos and gastroschisis: a retrospective analysis of morbidity and mortality in Nigerian children.
Malformation No % Anorectal Malformations 6 24 Exomphalos 3 12 Gastroschisis 3 12 Diaphragmatic hernia 6 24 Duodenal atresia 2 8 Tracheo-esophageal Fistula 5 20 Total 25 100
The Letterkenny boy was born with a rare condition called exomphalos which means all of his organs were outside his body.
Rare case of exomphalos complicated with umbilical cord teratoma in a fetus with trisomy 13.
The outcomes of pregnancies following a prenatal diagnosis of fetal exomphalos in Western Australia.
Patent omphalomesenteric duct and exomphalos minor: a rare and interesting association.